Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicCrimes against women

Topic: Crimes against women

National Law School under fire as duo punished for ‘exposing ID of sexual harassment accused’

Nearly 200 alumni write to NLSIU, describing action as 'arbitrary'. NLSIU defends action, says the students — appointed facilitators under sexual harassment code — went beyond their mandate.

‘Her head was partially cut off’: Fauji’s public murder of wife & daughter haunts Patiala village

Gurmukh Singh, 50, allegedly killed his wife and daughter at a market Monday. Fear, grief, and worry about two remaining children now consume residents of Bhunerheri village

‘Filmed, watched from terrace’: How Delhi locality let ‘gang rape’ victim be paraded, didn’t help

Victim was abducted, 'gangraped', assaulted, tonsured, had shoes flung around her neck and her face tarred, then paraded. The Shahdara neighbours jeered and hooted.

SubscriberWrites: A poem to highlight the plight of rape victims’ in India

Rape allegations in India often hinge on ‘her word’ against ‘his word’ and this is exactly where so many allegations perish, writes Sangeeta Kampani.

‘Broken bones better’ — Gurugram woman says she jumped off moving auto to flee ‘abduction’ bid

In a series of tweets, Nishtha Paliwal says she had to take the step when the auto driver started going in a different direction, ignoring her objections. Police are yet to track him.

Was waiting for her, says ‘stalker’ who strangled national Kho Kho player in Bijnor with her dupatta

The 24-year-old woman was found murdered and dumped near railway tracks, just 100 m from her home in Uttar Pradesh’s Bijnor. A daily wager who worked at the railway station was arrested Tuesday.

Police file charge sheet against accused in Delhi Cantt rape-murder case

The charge sheet named the 55-year-old priest of the crematorium in South-West district and its employees as accused, claiming there was sufficient evidence against them.

Woman stripped, paraded naked in Jharkhand’s Dumka district over affair with married man

The woman, who is also married, had allegedly eloped with the man. After being caught Wednesday night, she was assaulted by the family of the man's wife, a police officer said.

One arrested after blood-stained body of teen Dalit girl found in UP’s Ballia

Police said the 15-year-old girl's body was found on 23 May and the accused allegedly killed her as she was exerting pressure on him to marry her.

This documentary tells a common but unheard & tragic story of a ‘witch’ in India

'Testimony of Ana' follows Anaben Pawar in a Gujarat village where, following her father's death and her inheriting his property, villagers brand her a witch and harass her.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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